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Temporarily disable WebRTC in Thunderbird build to work around bug 837618

RESOLVED FIXED in Thunderbird 21.0

Status

Thunderbird
Build Config
RESOLVED FIXED
4 years ago
4 years ago

People

(Reporter: standard8, Assigned: standard8)

Tracking

Trunk
Thunderbird 21.0
Dependency tree / graph

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

Attachments

(1 attachment)

(Assignee)

Description

4 years ago
Created attachment 711295 [details] [diff] [review]
Disable webrtc

Bug 837618 is a problem where the list of file names for object files to be linked together is too long for the linker to handle. It can be fixed in clang, but in the meantime our Mac nightlies are broken.

I'm proposing that we temporarily disable WebRTC (which has plenty of object files should give us some breathing space), and in actual fact is not correctly packaged at the moment anyway, also on top of that argument, is that WebRTC hasn't yet been fully enabled in trunk.

Once bug 837618 is fixed, then we can re-enable WebRTC properly with the appropriate packaging etc.
Attachment #711295 - Flags: review?(irving)
Attachment #711295 - Flags: review?(irving) → review+

Comment 1

4 years ago
Could we get mozconfig options to disable all this Firefox (OS) stuff? I'd love to have it off permanently :)
(Assignee)

Comment 2

4 years ago
(In reply to :aceman from comment #1)
> Could we get mozconfig options to disable all this Firefox (OS) stuff? I'd
> love to have it off permanently :)

That option (--disable-webrtc) is already present. Note this is only temporary turn off, as we suspect add-ons could make good use of WebRTC.
(Assignee)

Updated

4 years ago
Blocks: 839272
(Assignee)

Comment 3

4 years ago
This landed earlier and has worked for now:

https://hg.mozilla.org/comm-central/rev/cf9d0f18837e

Filed bug 839272 on re-enabling WebRTC.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 4 years ago
Resolution: --- → FIXED
Target Milestone: --- → Thunderbird 21.0

Updated

4 years ago
Blocks: 841636
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